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Rongali Bihu Rongali Bihu

Bohag Bihu is one of the most significant and important festivals in the Bihu calendar...Read more

Kati Bihu Kati Bihu

Kongali Bihu or Kati Bihu as it is commonly known derives its name from the...Read more

Magh Bihu Magh Bihu

Bhogali Bihu or Magh Bihu is celebrated during the month of January which marks...Read more

Bihu

Bihu is the name for the National Festival of Assam which is one of the most beautiful states of India which is reckoned for tea gardens, mighty Brahmaputra River and Lush green forests. Also the state of Assam is reckoned for the Bihu festival that depicts a set of three different cultural festivals of the state.

The origin of the term ‘Bihu’ came from the Sankrit word that means ‘Vishu’. It is the cheerful festival of Assam that is celebrated by the locals irrespective of caste, creed and beliefs. In a year Assamese celebrate three different kinds of Bihu festival that is Bohaag Bihu in the middle of April month, Maagh Bihu in the middle of January month and Kaati Bihu in the middle of October month.

Significance of Bihu

Assam is a fertile land surrounded by Blue Mountains and replenished by the mighty Brahmaputra River. The occupation of the people here is agriculture and the entire society is agrarian in nature. Bihu is basically a celebration of the change of the seasons.Read more

Assamese New Year

The culture of Assam is predominately agrarian in nature and the main livelihood is dependent on agriculture. Owing to this single most important fact, the New Year as per the Assamese calendar coincides with the beginning of the harvest season, which is also known as Bohag Bihu.

Owing to this single most important fact, the New Year as per the Assamese calendar coincides with the beginning of the harvest season, which is also known as Bohag Bihu.Read more

Bihu Fun
Bihu Dance Costumes Bihu Dance Costumes

Bihu is a unique traditional dance that portrays the spirit and culture of the region.

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Bihu Songs Bihu Songs

Bihu songs sung to express happiness during festivities enjoyed to celebrate the harvest season.

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Bihu Dance Bihu Dance

Bihu dance is quite an energetic form of dance that involves rapid hand and feet movement.

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Bihu Sports Bihu Sports

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